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Welcome to Hollybush Conservation Centre

Exciting New Project - Active After Working Life!

Are you over 55, from Bramley or Armley Wards and free on Thursday mornings? Active After Working Life leaflet

Hollybush Conservation Centre is now hosting sessions from 10.30am - 12noon. Come and be inspired in the grounds of Hollybush, join in gardening, basic woodwork and much much more in a social, relaxed environment.

If you would like more information please contact Katie on 0113 2399922 or email k.parkes@tcv.org.uk.

Volunteering at Hollybush

Now recruiting for Volunteer Officers!

Hollybush Conservation Centre is home to The Conservation Volunteers in Leeds.

You can volunteer with Hollybush every day of the week if you like. There is always something going on, whether its going out with one of our practical teams (Tuesday to Friday every week) to do some hands-on conservation work, supporting our students on the gardening course or helping around the gardens at Hollybush.

This week's tasks:

Take advantage of the warmer weather and help out on of our task groups! This week:

Tues 22nd July - Staincliffe Primary School is creating an outdoor classroom with some paths, steps and a small amphitheatre AND Roundhay Primary Campus is developing a herb and sensory garden.

Weds 23rd July - Staincliffe Primary School is creating an outdoor classroom with some paths, steps and a small amphitheatre AND Roundhay Primary Campus is developing a herb and sensory garden.

Thurs 24th July - Staincliffe Primary School is creating an outdoor classroom with some paths, steps and a small amphitheatre AND Roundhay Primary Campus is developing a herb and sensory garden.

Fri 25th July - Staincliffe Primary School is creating an outdoor classroom with some paths, steps and a small amphitheatre

Next week's tasks:

Tues 29th July - Staincliffe Primary School is creating an outdoor classroom with some paths, steps and a small amphitheatre AND The Hollies, is vegetation management of a woodland glade along the Meanwood Valley Trail. This will be the start of rotation system on a number of glades within the woodland over 4 years.

Weds 30th July - Staincliffe Primary School is creating an outdoor classroom with some paths, steps and a small amphitheatre AND The Hollies, is vegetation management of a woodland glade along the Meanwood Valley Trail. This will be the start of rotation system on a number of glades within the woodland over 4 years.

Thurs 31st July -  Staincliffe Primary School is creating an outdoor classroom with some paths, steps and a small amphitheatre

Fri 1st August - Staincliffe Primary School is creating an outdoor classroom with some paths, steps and a small amphitheatre

See you soon!

How to find us

We undertake a wide range of conservation activities and provide lots of opportunities for volunteers. Hollybush has a unique atmosphere. Our work standards are high but we have a relaxed and sociable approach which makes this a great place to be. Why not join us and discover it for yourself?

Contact our volunteer coordinator Jess to find out how you can get involved today.

What's in it for you?

  • Personal development
  • A stepping stone to a career in the environment sector
  • Learn practical skills
  • Gain experience in volunteer co-ordination and project management
  • Receiving formal training through our training programmes

More information about volunteering

Hollybush Newsletter

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